Coordinator of Drug Free Communities Grant

Gillette, Wyoming
$17 - $21 Per hour, Non-exempt position
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Summary:

The Drug-Free Communities Grant Coordinator will work with the Campbell County Prevention Council to plan, implement, and evaluate data driven community strategies to prevent alcohol, tobacco, and other drug misuse and abuse within the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities             

Facilitate coalition meetings between multiple community sectors; Facilitate prevention strategy selection and design; collect and interpret data to provide analysis and refinement of strategies; Develop and present educational and information materials; Provide WYSAC with evaluation related documentation; Provide information about evidenced-based programs, policies, and best practices; Support program providers to ensure implementation fidelity;  Provide reporting as required by granting agency, Gillette College, and the Campbell County Prevention Council; Seek additional funding sources for strategy implementation and program sustainability; Manage Drug-Free Communities Grant in accordance with federal guidelines from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required by the Position:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of substance abuse prevention and prevention science, theories, and strategies, community development and mobilization, ability to understand and utilize data to reach project goals, and community organizing approaches.
  • Previous experience with federal grant regulations and requirements.
  • Must possess the following work skills:  organized, excellent oral and written communication skills, public speaking and training, and group facilitation.
  • Ability to build relationships and work with diverse populations with ability to work independently with a variety of coworkers, community members, and community officials.
  • Self-motivated and driven with minimal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, health promotion, counseling, psychology, sociology, or other health related field, or four years of prevention related experience.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Standard office environment, occasional evening work and travel as required.

Employee Benefits:

  • Employer paid retirement plan (16.37% employer paid;  .25% employee paid)
  • Group Health, Dental and Life Insurance, including Flex Benefits
  • 20 days paid annual leave
  • Four days per year paid personal leave
  • 16 paid holidays per year
  • Paid medical, emergency and bereavement leave
  • Employee and family tuition waivers
  • Three free meals per week in modern campus dining facility
  • Free easy-access parking
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Onsite fitness center and walking track
  • Verizon, Microsoft, Dell and HP employee discounts
  • Professional development

About NWCCD:

Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related industries located there. 

Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked "America's Top Western Town" by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

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